Under the distribution agreement between Matrox and Global Distribution, the latter will carry the Monarch HD, Monarch HDX and Monarch LCS solutions from Matrox Video.

Global Distribution adds Matrox’s Monarch line to portfolio

Monarch HD, Monarch HDX and Monarch LCS are some of the products added to Global Distribution’s portfolio

Matrox Video has appointed Global Distribution as a distributor for the full range of Matrox’s Monarch streaming and recording appliances.

As a distributor of technology for industries such as media and entertainment, surveillance and high-performance computing, Global Distribution aims to work alongside Matrox to enhance channel penetration to meet the growing demands of users.

Under the agreement, Global Distribution will carry Matrox’s Monarch range, which includes three models — the Monarch HD streaming and recording appliance, the Monarch HDX dual-channel encoder for broadcast streaming and recording, and the Monarch LCS lecture capture appliance, which includes the Monarch LCS Radar application for the centralised monitoring of multiple Monarch LCS units.

Matrox Monarch LCS lecture capture appliances include flexible inputs, simplified mixing with integrated production layouts, and synchronised dual-encoding, allowing for multi-stream playback. The solution comes along with the Monarch LCS Radar centralised monitoring appliance, permitting users to monitor campus-wide deployments of Monarch LCS appliances from an intuitive dashboard.

Monarch HDX is a dual-channel AVC/H.264 encoder featuring 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs with frame synchronisation. The solution is designed for broadcast workflows, including webcasting to YouTube or Facebook Live, while streaming or recording to a second location.

As for Monarch HD, it is an AVC/H.264 encoder that includes an HDMI input — for sources such as cameras or switchers — to generate an AVC/H.264-encoded stream compliant with RTSP or RTMP protocol.

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